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    October, 2018
Hi from a newby!
Posted by Goatess954 on Friday, October 05, 2018 6:50 PM

I just joined this forum, and am amazed by the number of ship modelers here!  I'm a retired paralegal, and getting back into modeling -- I built my first model ship back in the late 1960s-early 1970s.  I stumbled across this site looking for help with the Revell model I'm working on, and will be posting that question in the Ships forum here.

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    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Monday, October 08, 2018 9:08 AM

Welcome aboard, lots of great ship builders here. I am not one of them but love looking at their work.

''I am a Norfolk man, and i glory in being so''

 

On the bench: Airfix 1/72nd Phantom FG.1

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    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Monday, October 08, 2018 9:52 AM

Welcome to the forums! Welcome Sign Beer

 Bruce

 

 

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    June, 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Monday, October 08, 2018 11:56 AM

Well;

 It is sure nice to have another " Floaty Thingy " builder here . Welcome Aboard ! Tanker - Builder

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  • From: AandF in the Badger State
Posted by checkmateking02 on Monday, October 08, 2018 3:17 PM

Welcome to the Forums!

Nulla Rosa Sine Spina

 

 

 

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Posted by Griffin25 on Monday, October 08, 2018 3:46 PM

Hey bud, welcome.

 

Griffin

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    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Monday, October 08, 2018 6:56 PM

Howdy !

Goatess954
I built my first model ship back in the late 1960s-early 1970s

That's about the same time I built my first sailing ship too ( Revell Spanish Gallion, 1974 I believe. )

I made a "GLORIOUS" mess of the rigging. But it floated, so I called it a sucsess .

( Then I blew it up...... also a sucsess !)

Anyway's , Welcome to FSM.

 Dont worry about the thumbprint, paint it Rust , and call it "Battle Damage".

  

 

    

fox
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    January, 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Monday, October 08, 2018 8:06 PM

Welcome to the Forums! Glad to have you aboard.

Sailing ships are #2 on my list of builds as you can tell from my avatar. See you around.

Jim  Captain

 Main WIP: 

   On the Bench:  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 20% 

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.

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    November, 2003
  • From: Naples, FL
Posted by tempestjohnny on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 5:50 AM

Welcome Sign

 

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    June, 2018
  • From: Ohio (USA)
Posted by DRUMS01 on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 11:08 AM

Hello and welcome aboard this thing we call the "forum". While ships are not my primary area of effort, I have recently jumped into the water to try a 1/350 WW2 ship for one of our group builds. I have built the Constitution and United States in large scale (Monogram/Revell) many years ago but only to mixed success.

I greatly admire those of you who can master the planking, rigging, or P.E. in scale to come up with some of the stuff i see here. I hope to see your good works soon...

Ben

I am a military veteran and am proud to call other veterans, regardless of military branch, brothers and sisters; God bless you all and thank you for your service. I hope you have found peace, enjoyment, and success after your tour of duty as you have earned it...

 

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    October, 2018
Posted by Goatess954 on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 1:42 PM

Yes, mine was the Revell Yach America.  I added weight to it, so it also floated -- but I never blew it up, LOL!!!

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  • From: Bethlehem PA
Posted by the Baron on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 3:23 PM

Welcome to the forum!  I look forward to seeing your build!

I built some sailing ships when I was a kid, Revell classic kits, the Constitution (the smaller-scale kit), the Golden Hind, and the Mayflower.  I thoroughly enjoyed building those ships.  Today, I'd probably let rigging the ships drive me crazy. Smile

Best regards,

Brad

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

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